cellular oncogene

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • oncogene — A gene that causes cells to grow in an uncontrolled (i.e. tumourous) manner. Oncogenes are mutant forms of normal functional genes (called proto oncogenes) that have a role in regulating cell proliferation. See: cellular oncogene; dominant… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • oncogene — /ong keuh jeen /, n. Genetics. any gene that is a causative factor in the initiation of cancerous growth. [1965 70; ONCO + GENE] * * * Gene that can cause cancer. It is a sequence of DNA that has been altered or mutated from its original form,… …   Universalium

  • Oncogene — For the journal, see Oncogene (journal). An oncogene is a gene that has the potential to cause cancer.[1] In tumor cells, they are often mutated or expressed at high levels.[2] An oncogene is a gene found in the chromosomes of tumor cells whose… …   Wikipedia

  • Oncogene (journal) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Oncogene. Oncogene   Titre abrégé …   Wikipédia en Français

  • oncogene — 1. Any of a family of genes that normally encode proteins involved in cell growth or regulation (e.g., protein kinases, GTPases, nuclear proteins, growth factors) but that may foster malignant processes if mutated or activated by contact with… …   Medical dictionary

  • MAS1 oncogene — protein Name = MAS1 oncogene caption = width = HGNCid = 6899 Symbol = MAS1 AltSymbols = EntrezGene = 4142 OMIM = 165180 RefSeq = NM 002377 UniProt = P04201 PDB = ECnumber = Chromosome = 6 Arm = q Band = 24 LocusSupplementaryData = q27protein Name …   Wikipedia

  • proto-oncogene — A normal gene that can be mutated to an oncogene. Synonym: cellular oncogene …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Neuroblastoma RAS viral oncogene homolog — Neuroblastoma RAS viral (v ras) oncogene homolog PDB rendering based on 121p …   Wikipedia

  • Feline sarcoma oncogene — Feline sarcoma oncogene, also known as FES, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: FES feline sarcoma oncogene| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=2242| accessdate = ] PBB Summary… …   Wikipedia

  • Molecular and Cellular Biology —   Titre abrégé Mol. Cell. Biol. Discipline Biochimie, biologie moléculaire, biol …   Wikipédia en Français

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